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Prelinger Archive Mashups

What happens when you make close to 2,000 ephemeral public domain films freely available on the Web? People make art and more films are born!

Here’s a sample of films created with Prelinger Archives footage and uploaded to the Internet Archive. However, Rick Prelinger suspects thousands more are uploaded on other video sites. If you have a video you created using footage from the Prelinger Archives, please let us know so we can include it here.


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by Rick Prelinger
movies
eye 186,112
favorite 121
comment 23
PANORAMA EPHEMERA (2004, 89:35 min., color and black and white) is a collage of sequences drawn from a wide variety of ephemeral (industrial, advertising, educational and amateur) films, touring the conflicted landscapes of twentieth-century America. The films' often-skewed visions construct an American history filled with horror and hope, unreeling in familiar and unexpected ways. PANORAMA EPHEMERA focuses on familiar and mythical activities and images in America (1626-1978). Many creatures...
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Topics: United States (History and culture), Animals, Motion pictures (Experimental)
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Karl Off
movies
eye 86,841
favorite 17
comment 1
"Do you speak english ? This wacky video will help you in your first steps in Shakespeare's language. Music by Super Preachers.Montage by Karl Off.
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Topics: mashup, prelinger, family, humor, english, music, soundie, education, gender roles, atomic, potato,...
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Mike Clasby
movies
eye 27,171
favorite 5
comment 2
WARNING: The MPEG4 version plays the sound at half speed, kinda funny but essentially incomprehensible. The streaming files are also useless. The only working files are the MPEG1 and WMV files. A message film; No To Sex Ed. Now in two flavors; mpeg1 and wmv. A video editing class project using Prelinger Archive material. Some After Effects work and an animated credit reader with Illustrator/Crazy Talk at the end. Coming attraction: the animated character above on top of live action video (a...
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Topics: Sex Ed, prelinger movies, humor
Prelinger Archive Mashups
movies
eye 26,705
favorite 15
comment 1
Taking a new look at the Prelinger Risque Archives! This series of Film Features takes a look at the 'stripper' archives and re- edit to update them for this era. *This Film Feature Does Show some female Topless nudity and some erotic dancing. If these types of things offense you, then do not download this Film Feature or other's in the series in the near future. I have re-done these films in an artistic way as to show the real beauty that has been lost in the 'stripper' industry. Where as many...
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Topics: Knightengale Video Productions, KVP, Prelinger Archives, experimental
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by agedmusic
movies
eye 12,777
favorite 8
comment 1
Stocking and leg fetishes any one... ? The backing track music was one of my first attempts at using the Reason Program..... the words are from some random porn clip.... the visuals, once again from the Prelinger Archive. The Story of a Star (1956)
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Topics: prelinger mashup, prelinger, mashup, agedmusic, aged music, FiShHeaD, stockings, feet, foot, foot...
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Tryand
movies
eye 9,332
favorite 17
comment 0
prelinger_mashups: dancers from the prelinger archives doing their jobs
Topics: music, video, electro, dance, prelinger, vintage, acid, techno, tryand, mashup
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Jon Behrens
movies
eye 7,913
favorite 6
comment 2
The very best way to view this film is to see the film projected onto a screen in a auditorium I have downloaded a large amount of images from the Prelinger archives over the years and I thought it might be nice to give something back. So I decided to make some of my films available: This film was made in collaboration with fellow filmmaker and friend Rasha Refaie.The film was inspired by a dream that Rasha had about a girl, a bicycle and a silver colored egg. The viewer sees Rasha peddling all...
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Topics: Jon Behrens, experimental film,, art, film
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Adam Rosenberg
movies
eye 6,517
favorite 9
comment 7
A commercial advocating drug use by mocking old anti-drug PSAs
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Topics: drugs, fun, marijuana, crack, crystal meth, pot, coke, cocaine, heroine, weed, PSA, commercial,...
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Michael Truog
movies
eye 4,904
favorite 14
comment 1
A presentation of sexism and the exploitation of women from the 1940s and the 1950s. Film clips from this time period are used to provide a real reference that today may seem comical. The contrast between our lives and these clips can show us how our understanding of equality has advanced. Comparisons between this film and our experiences can show us how these injustices have changed.
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Topics: feminism, sexism, sexist
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by J. Remick Bourgeois-Lewis
movies
eye 3,341
favorite 7
comment 0
A collection of ephemeral films - from consumerism to communism to atomic testing to safety. All footage drawn from the Prelinger Archives.
Topics: Motion pictures (Experimental), United States (History and culture)
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by dj YardSale
movies
eye 1,883
favorite 5
comment 0
dj YardSale presents... the third idea mash-ups of the public domain The Third Idea is a collection of mash-up videos using material from the website archive.org. Each video is composed of one song and one video - all from the public domain â with the video recut to match the audio. The Third Idea is the implied narrative created by the combination of imagery and music. Itâs not a revolutionary concept but the source material provides a compelling commentary about creativity, intellectual...
Topics: perversion, redacted, djYardSale, mashups
Prelinger Archive Mashups
movies
eye 1,749
favorite 2
comment 0
This is a mashup of several Internet Archive files, set to a 78 RPM recording of One-Nighter Boogie by Illinois Jacquet.
Topics: jazz, blues, tenor, saxophone, 78, rpm, mashup
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by Graham dean Satterthwaite,Javi Alvarez,Earth Monkey Productions,Agedmusic
movies
eye 1,583
favorite 7
comment 1
Graham Dean Satterthwaite - Composer/Musician WEBSITE - gdsmusic.co.uk YOUTUBE - youtube.com/gdsmusic SALES - cdbaby.com/cd/gds LIFE Music By Graham Dean Satterthwaite.....Electric Guitar__Alex Dudley....Narration__Tom Horricks.......Recorded at BKPMusic_Dubai.....Video Mashups By Javi Alvarez,Earth Monkey Productions And Agedmusic Original [ Source Video ] Links Javi Ãlvarez - youtube.com/watch?v=scpwBnFhLe4 Earth Monkey Productions - archive.org/details/prepareforgovernment Agedmusic -...
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Topics: music, dubai, world, inspirational, "new world", psychedelic, "graham dean...
Prelinger Archive Mashups
by re-creator: fabio noronha
movies
eye 930
favorite 3
comment 0
Drugs to keep chickens healthy. Includes disturbing images of necropsies and sick chicks. Archival footage supplied by the Internet Moving Images Archive (at archive.org) in association with Prelinger Archives - - - - - Art; Fine arts; Moving Images
Topics: fabio noronha, video art, visual arts